Despair Itself Answered

Despair Itself Answered

In the bleak logic of despair
there is a ray of light:
when you’ve nothing left –
not even hope, you may ask
“What can I lose by trying?”
And despair itself has answered:

©2017 Bill Hazelrig

This was written as a reply to a fellow poet’s poignant poem about depression, “In Darkness, All Is Lost”. I tweeted a shorter version of this response poem in a reply to Bunny Burnstweet.

Author: Bill Hazelrig

Recovering workaholic, IT geek, once and present poet. Words are very important to me. I try always to wield them with sincerity and in the service of light.

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